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A California judge has issued a warrant for his arrest for failing to appear at a hearing regarding past-due child support. Court sources confirm the warrant was issued on Nov. 1 after T.O. was a no-show in family court where Monique Reynolds was trying to force the football star to finally cough up thousands of dollars in unpaid child support. Owens who’s gone public about his dire financial situation had previously petitioned the court to lower his payments to Monique but the judge denied his request because he was M.I.A. during the court hearing. T.O.’s rep claims the football star tried to reschedule the court date when he knew he wouldn’t be able to make it but Monique refused to budge.His rep tells , “The warrant is currently being taken care of.”
OAKLAND, Calif. – Al Davis, the Hall of Fame owner of the Oakland Raiders known for his rebellious spirit, has died.
The team announced his death at age 82 on Saturday.
It was not immediately clear when and where he died.
It was Davis’ willingness to buck the establishment that helped turn the NFL into the establishment — the most successful sports league in American history.
The Eagles designated Vick with their franchise player tag before the lockout and had until Sept. 20 to sign him to a multiyear contract.
Under the franchise tender, Vick was set to earn about $16 million this year. He once had a $130 million deal with the Atlanta Falcons that was the NFL’s richest before losing two seasons of his career while incarcerated for 18 months in a federal prison for dogfighting.
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Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewispredicted crime would rise if the NFL lockout didn’t end soon.
“Do this research if we don’t have a season,” he told ESPN. “Watch how much evil, which we call crime, watch how much crime picks up, if you take away our game,“
The Sporting News just published the names of 20 NFL players who have been arrested in the 120 days since the owners locked the players out.
Check out the list of NFL players who have been arrested since the lockout began on March 12.
13th: Vikings CB Chris Cook (brandishing a handgun)
17th: Raiders OT Mario Henderson (carrying a concealed weapon)
19th: Cowboys DB Bryan McCann (public intoxication)
25th: Packers DL Johnny Jolly (drug possession)
25th: Eagles OT Jason Peters (disturbing the peace)
30th: Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib (aggravated assault with a deadly weapon)
3rd: Raiders WR Louis Murphy (drug possession)
4th: Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel (felony theft)
12th: Titans WR Kenny Britt (eluding police, obstruction)
19th: Falcons S William Moore (speeding, driving with suspended license)
6th: Chargers LB Antwan Applewhite (drunken driving suspicion)
10th: Buccaneers DE Alex Magee (marijuana possession)
22nd: Bears RB Garrett Wolfe (theft, disorderly conduct, assaulting an officer, resisting arrest with violence)
8th: Titans WR Kenny Britt (resisting arrest)
9th: Colts RB Javarris James (drug possession)
16th: Packers CB Brandon Underwood (disorderly conduct)
17th: Seahawks DE Raheem Brock (theft, resisting arrest)
19th: Eagles LB Akeem Jordan (assault and battery)
9th: Steelers WR Hines Ward (drunken driving)
10th: Bengals CB Adam “Pacman” Jones (disorderly conduct while intoxicated and resisting arrest)
Former Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress was released today (June 6) from prison after serving 21 months for one count of attempted criminal possession of a weapon in August 2009. After accidentally shooting himself in the leg in a nightclub the previous November
The 34-year old former NFL star will now try to get his life and career back on track.
Slap in the face to the N.Y Giants he’s wearing a philly hat you know what that means….